6. A Blanket Statement
Linus, the Peanuts comic strip character, gained iconic status by carrying around a blanket. His namesake, Project Linus,
seeks to provide the security and comfort that Linus found in his
blanket to other children in need. Volunteers across the country create
handmade blankets, which are then distribtued to children experiencing
terminal illnesses or other trauma.
How You Can Help: Project Linus needs volunteers, otherwise known as "blanketeers"
to knit, quilt, crochet, or sew blankets. If you've never made a
blanket before, the site provides easy to follow patterns and